A Hitchhiker’s Guide to a New England Summer
One Texas sailor’s flight of fancy becomes a five-month tour through the Northeast as one invitation leads to another.
by Marc Holdaway
Alone in His Field of Play
The late adventurer Steve Fossett took to bluewater records with unequaled fervor, leaving in his wake an idelible legacy.
By David Scully
The Naples Sabot has propelled many a Southern Californian youth to higher competitive ground where they take on the big kids.
by Rich Roberts
Sail Tech ’08
Tom David gives us the lowdown on the latest downwind sailcloth. Plus, Tim Jeffrey reveals the sailcloth developed by Alinghi, technology that may change the face of high-tech sailmaking.
From LaserPerformance comes the Bahia, a rotomolded dinghy for clubs and off-the-beach sailing.
Mining the Miami Boat Show, SW’s Tony Bessinger comes away with the latest electronic gems.
From the Experts
A fast tack boils down to the basics; pro trimmer Tom Burnham gets us releasing the jib right.
Ethcells champ Bill Hardesty aces the Jaguar Cup Series.
Ever wonder how the good guys always “win the boat”? Stuart Walker has the answer.
Dick Rose examines the ins and outs of dealing with obstructions and drifting marks.
Barcelona World Race
After a victorious lap around the globe JP Dick’s star has risen.
Flash Glove, Jedel/Vrolijk 52
For the Record
Ask Dr. Crash